Let’s face it; No one really likes to take medicine. It’s expensive and doesn’t taste that great, and its usually filled with nasty toxins and chemicals. Plus some medicine does more harm than good. Now, don’t get me wrong, in some cases, medicine may be necessary. However, for everyday scrapes, cuts, and illnesses, you don’t need a prescription. You can makeover your medicine cabinet with essential oils. These essential oils have the ability to do the following:
- Supports digestion, mood & allergies
- Assists in first aid & pain relief
- Relieves stress & anxiety
- Alleviate coughs, colds, & ear infections
- Removes impurities from the air
A brief history of how ancient civilizations used essential oils
Essential oils can date back to thousands of centuries ago. They have been used by Egyptians, Roman, Greek, and many ancient civilizations. The essential oils were known to be a natural anti-septic and a form of healing medicine. Some even used these essential oils as a form of aromatherapy, as well as spiritual rituals. Flash forward to present day, and essential oils are still being used for the same purposes as they were in B.C.
What kind of essential oils should you have in your medicine cabinet?
While there are many essential oils to choose from, some of the most common ones that you can put in your medicine cabinet include the following:
Tea Tree Oil (Melaluca) – It’s anti-bacterial, anti-viral, antiseptic, anti-fungal, and acts as a natural antibiotic. It’s perfect for treating; cuts, respiratory infections, skin rashes, cold sores, lice, sore throat, strep throat, and much more.
Peppermint Oil – It’s anti-bacterial anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and it’s a natural decongestant. It’s perfect for treating stomach pain, respiratory issues, fever, and indigestion
Lavender Oil – It’s analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and acts as a natural anti-septic. It’s perfect for treating burns, acne, ringworms, cuts, sores, inflammation, skin problems, congestion, coughs, sinus infections and more!
Lemon Oil – It’s antiseptic, anti-fungal, and acts as an antidepressant as well as an antioxidant. It’s perfect for treating sore throat, anxiety, stress, digestive issues, and blood pressure problems
Oregano Oil – It’s anti-parasitic, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral. It’s perfect for treating; influenza, oral infections, sore throat, respiratory illnesses, diarrhea, digestive problems, coughs, cold sores, and chronic pain.
Frankincense Oil – It’s anti-septic, anti-viral, anti-depressant, and anti-microbial. It’s perfect for healing wounds, skin rashes, boosting the immune system, aiding the digestive system, healing scrapes and scars and much more.
When it comes to protecting the health and safety of your family, you only want what’s best. Essential oils are the natural alternative to medicine, and have a myriad of health and well-being benefits that cannot compare to other methods. Do yourself and your family a favor, and makeover your medicine cabinet with these essential oils today!